The Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia provides this privacy statement as part of our firm commitment to protect our Donor’s privacy and any other visitor to this website. The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for the Jewish Federation Web site.


Please note that this privacy policy applies to all information gathered from you online through this Site and in other manners through the organizations general efforts. If the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia already includes your information in its donor lists or databases, or if the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia adds your information to its donor lists or databases through its other activities, such information and Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia’s use thereof is governed by this policy. A complete Opt-out procedure is identified in the closing paragraphs of this policy.

Privacy of Donor Data

The Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia does not sell, rent, swap, share, or trade our mailing, e-mail or donor lists with external organizations nor send mailings to our donors on behalf of other organizations.

Information collected

Our Web site does not automatically collect any individually identifiable information, such as email addresses, from visitors. Our website is intended for a general audience and is not directed to children under the age of 13.  We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 13.

Our policy is that we only collect information that you willingly and voluntarily provide to us in the course of interacting with the site. In other words, at, you may be able to register and create a user profile for courses or events, make use of a career center, sign up for broadcast email, take part in message boards, send greeting cards, participate in polls or surveys, or make a donation. In so doing, you may be asked to provide personally identifiable information such as your name, address, e-mail address, telephone number, fax number, credit card information, or information about your interests and activities. If you send a greeting card, you must provide the name and e-mail address of the recipient.

We also may collect information that is not personally identifiable, such as the type of browser you are using, the type of operating system you are using, and the domain name of your Internet service provider.

How the information is used

We may use the information you give us to provide services to you, at your request. We may use it to communicate with you through periodic messages regarding services, events, and other information and notices we believe you may find interesting or useful. We may use it for confirmation of donations, registrations, or other actions you take on our site, and for related customer service needs. We use information you provide about others to enable us to send them your greeting cards.

If you are a registered user, you may alter your user profile in order to remove your name from our e-mail recipient list. If you have simply entered your email address on our homepage, please notify us by email at with “remove” in the subject header and we will remove your name from our e-mail recipient list.

We do not sell, rent, swap, share, or trade our mailing lists with external organizations. Any personal information you provide to will not be disseminated to third parties.

We may use the information that is not personally identifiable to analyze the design and functioning of our site in order to make site improvements. We may use such information in the aggregate to analyze site usage.

We will disclose personally identifiable information when required to do so by law.

Links to Other Sites

This Site may contain links to other Web sites. Please be aware that once you leave the Site and enter another Web site, you may be subject to different privacy practices and policies over which we have no control and for which the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia is not responsible. Please use prudence in utilizing such links and in disclosing any personal information on those sites.

Interactive Portions of the Site

Please be aware that when you provide information on bulletin boards and similar interactive portions of this Site, you are making such information available to others. Please use prudence and good sense when participating in such interactive portions of the Site. To the extent others post their information in such interactive settings, you agree to use such information only to the extent and for the purpose permitted by such person.


Our site makes limited use of cookies. A cookie is a small file that is saved on your computer browser that contains information related to your use of a site. We use cookies to personalize your experience on our site by recognizing your name when you return. If you are a registered user, a cookie may link to your user profile as a convenience to bypass the necessity of logging in. If you reject cookies, you might experience limited usability in some areas of our site.

Security uses appropriate procedures to ensure the security of your personal information and to and protect it from unauthorized access. In particular, when we ask you to enter credit card information, we use the top industry standard security protection, including encryption, SSL transmission connection, and a secure server for information storage. Once your credit card has been processed, your credit card information is not stored on our servers.


Whether your information has been gathered through this site or any other Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia activity and after you have consented to Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia collection and use of your personal data and submitted personal data at this Website, you may opt-out of having your personal data collected or used by Jewish Federation by contacting Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia. Please note that in order to fulfill certain obligations, we may need to continue sending you notices or other important information concerning any events or services you request. You may contact us by sending us a letter at:

Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia
2100 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Attention: Donor Services

Or by e-mail to:

Or by telephone at: 215.832.0500

Or by facsimile at: 215.832.0510

Contacting the Website

If you have any questions about this privacy policy, please contact the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia via email at